Month: July 2011

SharePoint – No Office documents in search result – solved

This is the final answer of a ONE year old problem, appears after the August 2010 CU (see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/2010/11/30/sharepoint-search-results-not-complete-with-august-cu/, http://blog.hametbenoit.info/2011/01/04/sharepoint-august-cumulative-update-issue-with-anonymous-search/ and http://blog.hametbenoit.info/2011/04/08/sharepoint-office-web-apps-anonymous-access-and-search-results-final-conclusion/) The SharePoint Product Group has finally provided a fix for this problem with the June 2011 CU (to be deployed after the SP1). With this fix, Office document published on SharePoint sites with …

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Office 365 – Change password notification

With Office 365, like with BPOS, there is password policy you can’t change (except if you use authentication federation with your own AD). For information, you can find details about password policy here http://community.office365.com/en-us/w/sso/office-365-password-policy.aspx If your password expired and you are connected with Lync, you will have a popup asking you to enter your password. …

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Windows Home Server / Windows Phone 7 – Connector in RC

Microsoft has announced the Release Candidate of the Windows Home Server Windows Phone 7 Connector. The purpose of this Add-in is to enable Remote Server Management tasks and relay Media Streams for WHS 2011 including: alert user management media (streaming, pictures…) For more details and testing, go to http://connect.microsoft.com/windowshomeserver

Office 365 – Federation with Live Messenger disabled (temporarily)

The Office 365 has announced that the federation with Live Messenger will be disabled temporarily in order to solve some issue. Indeed, users using a vanity domain with Office 365 were not able to access their Live account. So while the team is working to solve this issue, the IM federation with Live will be …

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UAG – Be careful with the IE Protected Mode

Recently, I had some trouble with my application published through UAG. Indeed, the UAG portal was not showing all the application I have access – not always the same application were shown. If I tried to access directly to the web application (such as My Site or Outlook Web Access), I had sometimes the error …

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Office 365 – Security resources

Here are few links about security on Office 365. This covers best practices, compliance… Standard Response to Request for Information – Security and Privacy – http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26647 Security in Office 365 White Paper – http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26552 Cloud Computing Security Considerations – http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=1013 Security, Privacy and Compliance Information for Microsoft Online Services – http://www.microsoft.com/online/legal/v2/?docid=21&langid=en-us​

SharePoint / Outlook – Outlook PowerTool Plus for SharePoint

A free tool for SharePoint that enables you to handle multiple documents from your document library at once. Selected documents can be moved, copied, deleted, or sent as links or attachments in large batches rather than one at a time. Outlook Power Tool Plus’ interface is easy to use. Right click over the selected documents …

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